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L.A. police officer accused of using excessive force during arrest

DEL REY, Calif. -- An internal investigation has been launched involving a Los Angeles police officer who was caught on camera allegedly using excessive force while arresting a man, CBS Los Angeles reports . The video was captured Saturday night outside of an apartment building in Del Rey. The clip shows Taaj Williams in handcuffs, standing up. At one point, Williams and the officer walk behind a wall, but then he is seen lying on the ground. ... Full story

The Courage of Hopelessness by Slavoj Žižek review – how the big hairy Marxist would change the world

ife is, despite all the advances of medical science, still way too short to spend any time reading theoretical gibberish concocted by superannuated Marxists – theory that purports to still further stretch this ideological corpse like Procrustes on the rack of contemporary events. Fortunate Guardian-reading bourgeois liberals that we are, however, God – or the Self-Moving Absolute – has sent us Slavoj Žižek instead. Žižek demands to be taken ... Full story

Here's Hoping ValueAct Has More Ideas for KKR Gadfly

The firm's shareholders should welcome ValueAct to the fold, even if its lofty price target seems a stretch. Full story

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11 Very Important Things You Should Know Before Dating A Latina

YOU'VE BEEN WARNED!!!!!! *screams and cha-chas into the abyss.* Full story

Why It Matters That Women Do Most of the Housework

(Reuters/Luke MacGregor). Today’s women spend more time in paid employment but still come home to the second shift. On the typical day, nearly half of them will do housework, but just 20 percent of men will do the same. And women put more time into scrubbing the toilet or doing the laundry—three more hours each week than men. Men carve out three more hours of leisure time. Even mothers who work full-time will still put in a week and a half’s ... Full story

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An Arizona Legislator Gave an Invocation That Didn’t Mention God. You Won’t Believe What Happened Next.

Arizona State Representative Athena Salman at a press conference in Phoenix on April 20, 2017. Arizona legislators sign up to deliver an invocation at the opening of the daily floor session of the state House. But when newly elected state representative Athena Salman’s time came to inspire the chamber, all hell broke loose. Ad Policy. The Tempe Democrat stepped up on April 18 to offer a exceptionally thoughtful statement that reflected on high ... Full story

What U.S., Mexico, Canada Want From Nafta Talks

The Trump administration is hoping to start talks on renegotiating Nafta as soon as this summer. Here are two big things each country would like to get out of the talks. Full story

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